Statoil awards FMC contract for Mikkel field in Norwegian North Sea

Statoil AS and its partners in the Mikkel gas and condensate field in the Norwegian North Sea have awarded FMC Energy Technologies Inc., a unit of FMC Corp., a $40 million contract to provide equipment and technology solutions for the development project.


By the OGJ Online Staff

HOUSTON, June 21 -- Statoil AS and its partners in the Mikkel gas and condensate field in the Norwegian North Sea have awarded FMC Energy Technologies Inc., a unit of FMC Corp., a $40 million contract to provide equipment and technology solutions for the development project.

Mikkel field straddles Blocks 6407/6 and 6407/7. Production will be tied back to the Åsgard B platform.

FMC Kongsberg has already been awarded a $42.4 million contract for Mikkel subsea production systems. Reinertsen Engineering, part of the Reinertsen Group, has the subsea system design contract, and Kværner AS unit Kværner Oil & Gas will design modifications for the Åsgard B platform(OGJ Online, June 7, 2001).

Mikkel partners are ExxonMobil Corp. with 33.48%, the state's direct financial interest, 33.26%, Statoil 23.26%, and Norsk Hydro AS 10%.

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